MOSCOW, April 23. /TASS/. Any decisions to modify the configuration of the UN security Council should be the product of consensus among its permanent members. This was stated to journalists the press-Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
“The UN security Council is the main international body that has the authority to review the key issues of international security, the only relevant international body. Any alternatives to the Security Council no. Any questions related to the configuration change of the members of the security Council, with some of the reform efforts of the security Council, may be solely the product of consensus among the permanent members of the Security Council”, – said Peskov .
Earlier, UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres an interview to television channel SVT had expressed the view that the difficulties faced by the UN in the resolution, in particular, the Syrian crisis due to structural problems of the UN security Council, which “represents the world as it looked after the Second world war, and no longer represents the world today.”
According to him, the veto was a tool that is used too often. Guterres reminded the existing discussions regarding that SB was more in tune with today’s world. He expressed confidence that “without Security Council reform is complete reform of the UN.”